Welcome to the website of the Association for Researching and Applying Metaphor (RaAM).

RaAM is an open community of researchers of metaphor, metonymy, and other forms of figurative expression. RaAM is interdisciplinary, welcomes a broad range of research methods, and focuses on application to real-world contexts.

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New RaAM-endorsed event in Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Posted by RaAM on March 4th, 2019 at 9:25

We are pleased to announce a new RaAM-endorsed event! From 28-31 Augustus 2019 the Metaphor Lab Amsterdam (The Netherlands) will host the Metaphor Festival Amsterdam 2019.

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Student bursaries for Liège Seminar

Posted by RaAM on March 1st, 2019 at 15:00

RaAM offers a limited number of bursaries for students to attend the RaAM specialised seminar in Liège. Applications for bursaries can now be submitted via our website. The deadline is 18 March.

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Specialised seminar: registration and programme available!

Posted by RaAM on February 17th, 2019 at 18:05

On 16 and 17 May, 2019, the 7th RaAM specialised seminar will be held at the University of Liège, Belgium. The theme of this conference is Metaphor studies at the intersection of multiple disciplines. Registration is now open, and the seminar programme outline is available as well!

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Extended CfP 7th RaAM seminar in Liège

Posted by RaAM on November 27th, 2018 at 21:27

The deadline for submitting abstracts for the 7th RaAM seminar, to be held in Liège (Belgium) in May 2019, has been extended to December 2nd!

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